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Today's News

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

     

    Dry Ridge Police Department

     Officer David Osborne cited Bonnie M. Nunn, 70, of Williamstown, with speeding, at 2:25 p.m. June 3 on Arnie Risen Boulevard. 

  • Looking for a ‘good, good father’

     

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  • Digging, dividing daffodils

     

  • Andy Beshear’s lawsuit threatens future of Kentucky teachers’ pensions

     

    Attorney General Andy Beshear is getting plenty of practice for his next campaign as he travels across the Commonwealth to spread fear and misinformation about the new pension reform bill (SB 151), designed to save Kentucky’s public pension system.

    His most dangerous lies are those of omission. AG Beshear doesn’t want Kentuckians to know about the positive things SB 151 does to help ensure public pensions remain viable. For example:

  • Crittenden Council passes 2018-19 budget

    Crittenden City Council voted in favor of their proposed 2018-19 fiscal year budget during a June 5 meeting. 

    Council members Donna Duley, Clara Brown, Roger Humphrey and Brian Barkley all voted in favor, and Jim Purcell and Earlene Stumbo were absent from the meeting. 

  • Caldwell chosen as new WHS band director

     

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    The Williamstown Band of Spirit has a familiar face as its new director.

    Ian Caldwell will take over the reigns from Chris Hedges, who left to direct the Conner High School Band.

  • Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County provide pharmacies with drug-deactivation kits

     

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    With a rising opiate abuse issue, Champions for a Drug-Free Grant County has purchased a drug deactivation system to help the community fight the epidemic. 

  • Stage Right’s Rising Stars prepare for ‘Honk, Jr.’

     

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    Students have been perfecting their jazz squares, learning their stage cues and committing their musical numbers to memory during Rising Stars workshop with Stage Right Theatre Company. 

  • Deputy jailer faces multiple criminal charges

     

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    A Grant County Detention Center deputy jailer was arrested after an internal investigation revealed she allegedly “poked, slapped and touched” two inmates’ breasts and buttocks several times, among other charges. 

  • Third annual Rockin’ the Ridge set for June 23

     

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    Country star Gretchen Wilson, a larger Kids’ Zone and a fireworks finale will highlight the third annual Rockin’ the Ridge.

    The free music festival is set for Saturday, June 23 at Piddle Park in Dry Ridge.